EDF says France, China to bid for S.Africa reactors

17 February 2012

PARIS, Feb 16 (Reuters) - French utility EDF said it plans to bid for a contract to build nuclear reactors in South Africa in a possible Franco-Chinese partnership.

...While some countries such as Germany have turned their backs on nuclear energy since Japan was hit by an earthquake and tsunami, South Africa is pressing ahead with plans to add 9,600 megawatts of capacity, with a tender expected by June.


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